self-proclaimed


self-proclaimed

verb (used with object)

  1. to announce or declare in an official or formal manner: to proclaim war.
  2. to announce or declare in an open or ostentatious way: to proclaim one’s opinions.
  3. to indicate or make known publicly or openly.
  4. to extol or praise publicly: Let them proclaim the Lord.
  5. to declare (a territory, district, etc.) subject to particular legal restrictions.
  6. to declare to be an outlaw, evildoer, or the like.
  7. to denounce or prohibit publicly.

verb (used without object)

  1. to make a proclamation.

adjective

  1. proclaimed or described by oneselfthe self-proclaimed leader

verb (tr)

  1. (may take a clause as object) to announce publicly
  2. (may take a clause as object) to show or indicate plainly
  3. to praise or extol

v.late 14c., proclamen, from Latin proclamare “cry or call out,” from pro- “forth” (see pro-) + clamare “to cry out” (see claim (v.)). Spelling altered by influence of claim. Related: Proclaimed; proclaiming; proclaimer.

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